Pagosa Springs

Former Pagosa Springs man pleads guilty to tax fraud involving hot springs

A former resident of Pagosa Springs with connections to the Springs Resort & Spa has pleaded guilty to filing a false tax return. William Marvin “Bill” Whittington, 68, of Scottsdale, Arizona,...

DATE: May 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

DNA evidence links suspect to Pagosa Springs murder

DNA evidence found at a murder scene in Pagosa Springs positively links a deceased suspect to the shooting death, police announced this week. Investigators said Michael Moats, 29, who was found...

DATE: March 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pagosa Springs, New Mexico authorities explore possible link between 2 deaths

Authorities are looking into a possible link between a death Wednesday at the Colorado-New Mexico state line and a robbery turned fatal shooting Sunday in Pagosa Springs. The New Mexico State...

DATE: March 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Robbery turned shooting leaves one dead, shooter on the loose

A robbery turned shooting Sunday night in Pagosa Springs has left one dead, with the suspect reportedly on the loose. Archuleta County Coroner Dan Keuning said Larry Fisher, 71, of Pagosa Springs...

DATE: March 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Highway worker hit by car suffered severe brain damage

A Colorado Department of Transportation worker who was struck by a vehicle last week west of Pagosa Springs suffered severe injuries to his legs and irreversible brain damage, according to a family...

DATE: Feb. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Talks to return court functions to Pagosa Springs called ‘frank and productive’

A meeting Wednesday to find a short-term solution to woes at the Archuleta County Courthouse, which have driven court operations from Pagosa Springs to Durango, was described as “frank” and...

DATE: Dec. 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pagosa Springs cold case murder suspect granted new trial

A truck driver from Lamar who was convicted for the 1988 murder of a Pagosa Springs woman and sentenced to 46 years in prison was granted a retrial by a state appeals court Wednesday. The Colorado...

DATE: Nov. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Archuleta County Courthouse ‘unhealthy,’ report concludes

The Archuleta County Courthouse in Pagosa Springs is hazardous to public health and unsuitable for judicial employees, according to an air-quality assessment released Tuesday. The report, by A.G....

DATE: Oct. 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Axis Health opens new facility in Pagosa Springs

Axis Health System has opened a new health care facility in Pagosa Springs, which seeks to expand behavioral and primary care options in the community. A ribbon-cutting and open house will be held...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Death of Pagosa Springs man is ruled a homicide

The death of a 29-year-old man who was shot in the head and left in the woods outside Pagosa Springs has officially been ruled a homicide, according to the Archuleta County Coroner. “We ruled this...

DATE: June 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lawmakers ask Congress to research uses of forest-fire by-product

DENVER – A resolution supporting research, development and use of biochar unanimously passed both chambers of the Colorado General Assembly this week. It will be sent to a long list of government...

DATE: Jan. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pagosa Springs fire ruled accidental

Fire investigators say a blaze that destroyed a building that housed 16 businesses in Pagosa Springs was accidental in nature and started in the kitchen of the Bear Creek Saloon & Grill....

DATE: Nov. 2, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News